Over the last couple of weeks I shared a 3-part series on optimizing movement that dove into the importance of recognizing individual structural differences, what you need to know about “corrective” exercise, and how to individualize exercise in a group or team setting. If you missed those posts, I’d encourage you to check them out… Read more
Posts in "Hip/Lower Abdominal Injuries"
If you’re reading this from the U.S., I hope you and your family enjoyed a Happy Thanksgiving yesterday! I’m still fighting off a pie coma, but was able to get some writing done earlier in the week so the day wouldn’t be a complete loss. Enjoy! Over the last several years, I’ve written a lot… Read more
In an effort to better understand the mechanisms that contribute to injury and to design better programs to make our players more durable on the ice, I’ve read a ton of research on hip injuries, such as hip flexor/adductor tears, sports hernias, osteitis pubis, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), and labral tears over the last several years…. Read more
Finding the “optimal stride” is important for hockey players at all levels. It helps ensure they’re maximizing their range of motion and power, and not compromising skating efficiency. Because this is such an important topic, I’ve written several articles in the past on frequently overlooked factors that dictate what may be optimal for any given… Read more
If you haven’t already, check out these two posts before reading this one: Postural Restoration Institute Comes to Endeavor PRI: Home Study vs. Live Course The Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) teaches courses that are primarily targeted at rehab professionals. Interestingly, over the last few years their courses have been attended by an increasing number of… Read more